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Why did Lincoln take a generous approach towards the South?

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JamieJamieJamie

Lincoln wanted a generous approach to rebuilding the South to show his sincerity to not only to help them rebuild but more importantly to heal the nation that was scarred by Civil War.  He wanted to unite the country but unfortunately he was assassinated before he could accomplish that.  As a result, it would take another hundred years to resolve some of the problems in the South.

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